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Goes into standby when I OPEN lid

Hi, my Inspiron 1501 stays on when I close the lid and goes into standby only once I re-open the lid. So unless I remember to close-open-close the lid after each use, it goes into standby as soon as I open it up to use it.

Anyone know a way to fix whatever setting is off? I'd like it to go into standby when I close it, if possible.

Thanks!


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Ok - if you are using XP -go to your start menu - control panel
click on power options and click on the 'advanced' tab - this will give you the options of what happens when you shut your lid.

if using Vista - click on control panel, choose 'classic view' from the left sidebar and carry on as above

hope this helps 8)

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